Thanks to Hong Kong group HKGTF, we have more images of Hot Toys' Starscream-Wearing Optimus Prime and Kids Logic's Mecha Nation Transformers! Worth mentioning are the SD Age of Extinction Optimus Prime and the power cables running to MN Starscream to keep his lights running. Keep reading for mirrored images and a link to HKGTF's Facebook page!
Cubex has reformed as Bad Cube, and has announced their first product: OTS-02 Brawny. Continuing the almost-but-not-quite naming scheme from Cubex's OTS-01 Huff, Brawny is being produced with help from a new factory and lessons learned from Huff's design and production. Keep reading for the first images of Brawny!
Hollywood Reporter does what it says in their name that Age of Extinction has passed $300 million in box office receipts in China- the first movie to ever do so. While it may be down to $4 million in its fifth week in US release (for a cumulative total of $236 Million, down roughly a third from Dark of the Moon), its worldwide gross is nearing $1 billion and it will almost certainly end up making as much or more than DOTM. Just, you know, not here.
Keep reading for more info and a link!
Amazon has posted extensive images of Gigantic Action MegaZarak and Black Zarak on their preorder pages for each item. No preorder info is available yet, but previously we'd heard 48,600 Yen and October for Scorponok, and Black Zarak is rumored to be set for November. Keep reading for a gallery of mirrored images, including height comparisons with G1 Fortress Maximus!
Livio Ramondelli recently, uh... Tweeted
his cover art for an issue of the upcoming Angry Birds Transformers comic book from IDW. It's a fun image in a lighter version of his painterly style, a fun change for Livio and for us! Keep reading to see the image!
More Wonderfest news! We just saw the renders of Original Playstation Optimus Prime the other day, and now there's a test shot on display at WonFes. Keep reading to check it out!
More WonFes pictures coming in! Fewture Models- producers of high-end figures and statues, most notably of Mazinger-Z -are showing up new articulated nontransforming figures of G1 female Transformers Arcee and Elita-1. Keep reading for the image!
Comic-Con International may be winding down, but Japan's Wonder Festival is just getting going, and of course that means Transformers! Sentinel's Gigantic Action Scorponok is shown along with a Black Zarak version, complete with G1 Fortress Maximus for scale. They scale up pretty well! And then we've got a photo of a super-deformed Optimus Prime from Kotobukiya that comes with an ion blaster, energy axe, some alternate hands and a cutified version of Prime's truck mode. Click through to see the photos!
Multiple reports are surfacing that Hasbro's editions of Masterpiece Prowl and Sunstorm are now being stocked in Toys R Us locations around the US. Prowl's price has not yet been verified in-store, but was expected to be approximately $60. Sunstorm is currently $79.99, but as usual with Toys R Us these prices are subject to increase based on perceived demand. If you have a sighting you'd like to share, head over to our sightings forum and let us know!
TAG Hobby has posted scans from the latest issue of Dengeki Hobby, showing a little better look at the Star Saber prototype previously revealed in Figure King. We also get additional looks at MP Wheeljack and Ultra Magnus, the BAPE version MP-10, adding another color to the Masterpiece Prime Spectrum, and we see the large, non-transforming Scorponok figure once again. We've mirrored the pages, so keep reading to check it all out!
The Hobbybase's Facebook page has been updated with out of package photos for both Cliffjumper and Nemesis Prime, upcoming in one of the recolor assortments filling out the price point until new molds resume with the start of the 2015 product line. Both molds are looking nice in their new colors despite featuring no physical changes aside from traded partner Targetmaster figures. Keep reading and check out the mirrored photos!
Hasbro is giving away free posters showing the Age of Extinction toys in a Hong Kong street scene, and BaCon's got one! Looks like there's even a 10% HasbroToyShop coupon on there, so click through to see the poster and then ask a friend at SDCC to grab you one!
ROBOTKINGDOM .COM Newsletter #1232
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EAVI METAL PHASE THREE - DAI STACK
This version of Citizen Stack is done in a dark blue, red and black color scheme. He comes
with alternate faces and multiple weapons, and is priced at $159.99.
It's taken a while and we've had some interesting side-trips - wouldn't give up Kreons for the world - but we're finally getting the Transformers building product we all dreamed of: buildable brick Transformers that change modes without having to be rebuilt. Keep reading for the first promotional images of the upcoming Kre-O Battle Changers!
Announced at SDCC 2014, G1 Slog is probably the least different from his retail deco but if you want to round out your Comic-Con G1 Dinobots set, he's a must-have! Amazon has put up a preorder page for the figure, who has a list price of $34.99 and a ship date of December 15th. Keep reading for mirrored images and a link, and get your holiday shopping for the Dinobot fan in your life done now!
IDW has posted a press release for Angry Birds Transformers detailing the plot of the comic and the artists involved! We've got some great names contributing covers to the book like Sarah Stone (of Windblade fame), Livio Ramondelli (who will also contribute a framing sequence to the book) and the versatile Guido Guidi! Keep reading for all the details!
Tformers is at SDCC 2014 covering the news live as it happens. Get ready for the IDW Comics panel. Get the news on Transformers, GI Joe, My Little Pony, Magic The Gathering and many more comics updates that will be coming this and next year. Read on for the fill reporting and images.